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News Archive: May 2005
May 27, 2005
QB Express #10 Released
The May issue of QB Express is now available!

This issue is the largest ever, with NINE original tutorials and nearly 300KB of text alone. We fill you in on all the latest Qmunity news (and boy, is there ever news this month), and keep you entertained with a wide variety of editorials, game reviews, previews and opinion pieces.

This month's tutorials include Chapter 5 of Na_th_an's IF Games series; a tutorial on FB Variables and Var Initializers by VonGodric; "The Art of Data Validation" by MystikShadows; Part 2 of Vincent Peters' Simple BASIC Interpreter series; "Proper Error Management in FreeBasic" by MystikShadows; an Artificial Intelligence tutorial by Robert Hambly; Chapter 1 of Na_th_an's new "Coding A Parallax Scrolling Platformer" series; and parts 3 and 4 of Professional and Commercial Application Development by MystikShadows.

Also this month, Adigun A. Polack reviews "Battle Pong" by Lithium, aetherFox writes about Artificial Stupidity, Deleter answers the question "So What The Heck Is Fun Anyways?", DrV gives us a spelling and grammar lesson, and Jacob Palm tells us about QBasic GUI Development. Plus, Jace Masula's ASCIIQUEST is featured in this month's Gallery.

What an issue! Check it out now: QB Express #10

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May 11, 2005
QB Express Issue #9 Finally Available
Yes folks, the APRIL issue of QB Express is finally available! Sorry about the delay -- but I'm sure you'll agree that it was worth the wait.

This issue features nine tutorials, four game reviews, several editorials, all the latest QB / FB news. The tutorials include "I.F. Games Chapter 4" by Na_th_an, Accepted DOS Color Usage by MystikShadows, Optimizing Your Game by Jonathon Wallace, a Simple Basic Interpreter tutorial by Vincent Peters, Effective ASCII Development by MystikShadows, "Conditional Compilation and You" by aetherFox, "Custom Windows Icons for your FreeBasic Programs" by Adigun A. Polack, and two tutorials on Commercial and Professional Application Development by MystikShadows.

The reviews this month cover Larry The Dinosaur 2, Robo Raider and The Quest For Opa Opa (twice). There is also a "Where Are They Now?" interview with Jorden Chamid, "Cue Basics" by Mike Wechsler, and "Random Musings of a QBasic Game Programmer" by Deleter.

All this and more in Issue #9 of QB Express!

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